Career Studies Certificates
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Degree: 

Career Studies Certificate in Electrical

Length: 

Variable. The options within this program amount to approximately one to two semesters of full-time academic work.

Purpose: 

A significant portion of the student population served by Wytheville Community College is comprised of part-time evening students.  Many of these individuals need and desire post-secondary continuing education programs of study that are of less than conventional one- or two-year duration.  Such students have specific occupational, industrial, and/or professional goals that can best be realized through short-term programs.

The options included within the Career Studies program represent a variety of career and academic pursuits.  Each may be viewed as a mini-curriculum which is part of a broader range of educational possibilities within a given career field. 

Admission Requirements:

Admission to the Career Studies Certificate program is based upon the general requirements for admission to the college. 

First Year

First Semester

Course Number Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Course Cr.
ELE 110 Home Electric Power 2 2 3
ELE 115 Basic Electricity 3 0 3
ELE 173 Commercial Wiring Methods 2 2 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 7 4 9

Second Semester

Course Number Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Course Cr.
ELE 127 Residential Wiring Methods 2 3 3
ELE 135 National Electrical Code - Residential 2 2 3
ELE 151 Electrical Troubleshooting 2 3 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 6 8 9

Summer Semester

Course Number Course Title Lect. Hrs. Lab Hrs. Course Cr.
BLD 190 Coordinated Internship
or 0 9 3
BLD 198 Seminar and Project
ELE 99 Supervised Studies in Electricity 2 3 3
Suggested Credits & Hours for Semester 2 12 6
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